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No. 21 Fort Lewis banks on Blaylock in epic comeback in RMAC quarterfinals

Down 17 points without their starting point guard and facing not only elimination from the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Shootout tournament but possible elimination from the NCAA regional...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Durango City Council reviews organic park proposals

The management of organic parks in Durango may take on more nuance after city soil tests and a review of chemicals used in parks. The Durango City Council reviewed options for revising the organic...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Legislative Round-up: Oil and gas tampering bill heads to the House

DENVER – Legislation to increase penalties for tampering with oil and gas equipment is on its way to the state House of Representatives. Senate Bill 35, which makes tampering, destroying, breaking...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado Legislature may hit brakes on electric vehicle tax break

DENVER – If you are looking to claim the tax credit for purchasing an electrical vehicle you might want to grab your checkbook and head down to a dealership. The Colorado General Assembly is eyeing...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Bill banning conversion therapy for minors passes state House committee

DENVER – For the third year in a row, a bill that would prohibit the practice of sexual orientation conversion therapy on minors is making its way through the state Legislature. House Bill 1156 was...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado commissioner, former official attend Trump’s speech to Congress

WASHINGTON – A county commissioner and a former county commissioner from Colorado were guests Tuesday night at President Donald Trump’s address a joint session of Congress Sen. Cory Gardner’s guest...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango solar company anticipates growth despite changing atmosphere

Community solar gardens give consumers the option to pay for the power they believe in, and building the gardens helped Durango-based Konisto Companies grow 130 percent in 2016. Moreover, the...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

La Plata County wants Rep. Scott Tipton to oppose bill on public lands

La Plata County commissioners and law enforcement have asked U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, to oppose a bill that would delegate responsibility for policing public lands to local agencies. On...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Joshua Blaylock wins RMAC Player of the Year; Bach, Farris, Morse also honored

Those who have watched Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference men’s basketball the past two years had a pretty good idea what was coming in Tuesday’s league award announcements. The obvious choice...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Family home burns southeast of Ignacio

A family home burned to the ground Monday night southeast of Ignacio. The fire was reported about 7:30 p.m. by neighbors, said Tom Aurnhammer, chief of the Los Pinos Fire Protection District. By...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Inspection finds several ‘deficiencies’ at Hesperus Ski Area

During an unannounced inspection in February, the Colorado Passenger Tramway Safety Board identified 20 deficiencies at Hesperus Ski Area, which is expected to remain closed until mid-March to...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Movies playing in Durango March 3-9

Gaslight Theatre (102 Fifth St. Next to the railroad depot, 247-8133, www.allentheatresinc.com) (Movies starting Monday) Moonlight A timeless story of human connection and self-discovery,...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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